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The New Abnormal

Apr 12, 2024 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM


With ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ

Exploring multiple facets of jazz-adjacent prog-rock, edgy fusion, Canterbury, Zeuhl, Rock-In-Opposition, avant-prog, Rock Progressivo Italiano, world music, ambient, anything virtuosic.

Musik från Sverige


The New Abnormal
7:01 AM
Ralph Lundsten - Marriage Dance
Ralph Lundsten Marriage Dance
Nordisk Natursymfoni Nr 2 "Johannes och Huldran" Op. 99 Odeon 1975

Ralph Lundsten (6 October 1936 – 5 July 2023) built his own electronic musical instruments and was one of the pioneers in this field.



7:05 AM
Set Break: Musik på Svenska


7:07 AM
Solar Plexus - Sköna låten
Solar Plexus Sköna låten
Swedish Jazz Masters: Solar Plexus (Swedish Version) Parlophone Sweden 1972

Solar Plexus was a high profile jazz rock band from Stockholm formed in 1969. Their music was diverse and eclectic (the albums themselves sung in Swedish but released in English as well). They disbanded in 1976 after releasing four albums in total.



7:16 AM
Kornet - 727
Kornet 727
Digital Master Direct Ct Sony 1979
Kornet was a jazz-rock group formed at Framnäs college in Öjebyn in 1974. They were part of the "progg" movement, a left-wing anti-commercial musical movement in Sweden in the late 1960s and into the 1970s.


7:22 AM
Set Break:


💵 Spring Drive Time 💰

7:27 AM
Björn Jason Lindh - Tuppa
Björn Jason Lindh Tuppa
Ramadan WM Sweden 1971

Bjorn J:son Lindh (1944 - 2013) started his music education at Ingesund College of Music in Arvika. He continued his musical studies on piano and flute at the Royal Swedish Academy of Music in Stockholm during the latter half of the 60s. He then went on to play free-jazz.

He played lots of styles, ranging from fusion, progressive rock and jazz with mainly North African influences, to classical chamber and symphonic music, as well as composing for theatre, TV and movies. His first album, "Ramadan" is an Eastern flavored jazz-rock fusion (and folk) album.


7:33 AM
Pop Workshop - Equinox
Pop Workshop Equinox
Vol. 1 Universal Music AB 1973

Multi-national jazz fusion group based in Sweden, around from 1973-1974 and released two LPs.


7:39 AM
Set Break:
7:43 AM
Hedningarna - Gorrlaus
Hedningarna Gorrlaus
Trä Silence Records 1994

Hedningarna (The Heathens) is a Swedish, and for some years partly Finnish, folk music band that mixes electronics and rock with elements from old Scandinavian folk music. Trä = wood



7:48 AM
Den Fule - Nordic Wolf
Den Fule Nordic Wolf
Lugumleik Xourse Records 1993

Den Fule (The Ugly) was a Swedish folk music group formed in Gothenburg in the early 1990s.



7:52 AM
Garmarna - Vägskäl
Garmarna Vägskäl
Förbundet Season of Mist 2020

Swedish folk rock band, formed 1990.



7:57 AM
Hoven Droven - Ottje pelle
Hoven Droven Ottje pelle
More Happy Moments With Hoven Droven Home 1999

Swedish band from Jämtland, formed in 1989, which combines folk music with modern rock into a distinctive folk rock.


8:02 AM
Set Break:
8:09 AM
Änglagård - Ifrån klarhet till klarhet
Änglagård Ifrån klarhet till klarhet
Hybris Mellotronen 1992

Änglagård is a symphonic progressive rock band founded in 1991 in Stockholm, Sweden. Disbanded in 1994, reformed briefly in 2002/03 and active since 2008. Their 1992 debut, Hybris, brought them international acclaim.



8:17 AM
Trettioåriga Kriget - Gnistor - Sparks
Trettioåriga Kriget Gnistor - Sparks
Elden Av Ar- Fire of Years Mellotronen 2004

Swedish progressive rock band, formed in Saltsjöbaden south of Stockholm in 1970. Their name in English is "Thirty Years War". The band is usually counted among the "progg" movement.



8:25 AM
Dungen - Så Blev Det Bestämt
Dungen Så Blev Det Bestämt
Tio Bitar Kemado Records 2007

Dungen ("the grove") is a Swedish band based in Stockholm, fronted by singer, composer, multi-instrumentalist Gustav Ejstes. Their music blends psychedelic rock with alternative rock and Swedish folk music. Part of the new progg (nyprogg) scene.


8:30 AM
Set Break:
8:36 AM
Kebnekajse - Barfota (Barefoot)
Kebnekajse Barfota (Barefoot)
Idioten (The Fool) Subliminal Sounds 2011

Another band from the progg movement, Kebnekajse play a variety of styles starting from hard rock, but moved to folk music, symphonic rock and jazz fusion.



8:44 AM
Grovjobb - Gånglåt
Grovjobb Gånglåt
Vättarnas Fest Garageland Records 2000

Swedish instrumental band from Göteborg formed in 1997. They play an instrumental form of progressive rock, blending psychedelic and Swedish cultural folk elements in a similar manner Kebnekajse.



8:50 AM
Gösta Berlings Saga - Knölsvanen
Gösta Berlings Saga Knölsvanen
Tid är Ljud Transubstans Records 2006

Gösta Berlings Saga, from near Stockhom Sweden, has become known for their dark and unique instrumental progressive rock.



This is their debut "Time is Sound"

9:00 AM
Set Break: svår lyssningstimme


9:05 AM
Zamla Mammaz Manna - Kernel in Short and Long Casting
Zamla Mammaz Manna Kernel in Short and Long Casting
Familjesprickor Silence Records 1980

RIO founding member Samla Mammas Manna (Uppsala, Sweden) was formed as the trio of: Hollmer/Krantz/Bruniusson, they became best-known when joined by guitarist Coste Apetrea. In 1977, when Coste was replaced by the far more experimental Eino Haapala the style changed so much that the new name Zamla Mammaz Manna was chosen. This incarnation of the band existed for some 3 years or so, after which the band disintegrated with two members forming the new project Von Zamla.



9:11 AM
Simon Steensland - Psychlone
Simon Steensland Psychlone
Led Circus Record Heaven 1999

Simon Steensland is a Swedish multi-instrumentalist (drums, percussion, keyboards, wind instruments, etc.) and composer in the avant-prog field.


9:19 AM
Set Break: svår lyssningstimme
9:26 AM
Myrbein - Kurt på taket
Myrbein Kurt på taket
Myrornas Krig Ljudskyddsföreningen Myrbein 1981

Swedish band Myrbein (which translates as 'ant leg') formed in 1977, with inspiration from Samla Mammas Manna. Their only album titled "Myrornas Krig" means "The War of the Ants".



9:38 AM
Anekdoten - This Far from the Sky
Anekdoten This Far from the Sky
Nucleus Virta 1995

Progressive heavy rock band founded in Borlänge, Sweden in 1991. Their music is associated with the tradition of 1970s progressive rock music, especially King Crimson.



9:43 AM
Set Break:

Look into my eyes. Pledge your support to WPRB.


9:44 AM
Mattias IA Eklundh - God - the Mechanic
Mattias IA Eklundh God - the Mechanic
Freak Guitar TSP-Thunderstruck Productions 2013

Mattias Bernt Johannes Eklundh (born 6 October 1969 in Gothenburg Sweden) is a metal guitarist with Freak Kitchen. He had released a series of solo "Freak Guitar" albums, exploring a variety of other styles.


9:47 AM
In The Labyrinth - Nargal
In The Labyrinth Nargal
Dryad ReVoXiton 2002

In The Labyrinth is an experimental prog-folk group based in Stockholm, drawing on a wide range of styles.



9:57 AM
Set Break:
9:58 AM
Hans Annéllsson - The Black Page
Hans Annéllsson The Black Page
One More Time for the World Annellssongs 1999

Gunnar Peter Annellssson (born 1957) is from Malmö Sweden.



Chat is archived.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:02:11 AM
𓁝 It's lɐɯɹouqꓯ ʍǝN ǝɥꓕ. 𓁜 ☀️
TAndy: Monthly Doner 🥙 7:02:11 AM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:02:18 AM
good morning
TAndy: Monthly Doner 🥙 7:02:34 AM
I gotta be quicker on my draw
•ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ•💀 7:03:03 AM
Greetings & Salutations!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:03:17 AM
Good day, Mister Malcontent 💜
•ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ•💀 7:03:22 AM
Good day, DJ DaveTheObscure 💟
Dale Hazelton 7:05:04 AM
good morning.
TAndy: Monthly Doner 🥙 7:05:16 AM
Ahoy gents
Dale Hazelton 7:06:32 AM
sweden looks like erectile dysfunction on that map.
DonatingSupportingMonthly 7:08:13 AM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:08:29 AM
good morning, Dale
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:08:41 AM
Hej hej, DSM
TAndy: Monthly Doner 🥙 7:10:51 AM
See Dale there's another joke with a similar punchline I want to make, however it's too early for that.
Dale Hazelton 7:14:42 AM
TAndy - how early it is depends on when you woke up.
TAndy: Monthly Doner 🥙 7:16:37 AM
HOWEVER.... it's not too early for this jamma
Bryan Mccatyy 7:22:42 AM
This is fire
TAndy: Monthly Doner 🥙 7:24:29 AM
What up, DJ TallTrees!!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:28:21 AM
Hello Bryan Welcome
DJ TallTrees 7:30:15 AM
Hey TAndy, it's been a while! Had to come around for my man Dave.
Monthly Mok 7:31:21 AM
great track
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:31:33 AM
Hej hej Mok
Monthly Mok 7:32:51 AM
good morning
TAndy: Monthly Doner 🥙 7:33:26 AM
So glad to hear you back on. Hopefully next season you'll be back for me to hear on the airwaves ;)
Chef Emeril Lagasse 7:34:11 AM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:34:43 AM
Hej, Chef
Rob F 7:35:55 AM
DTO and DJTT what a great lineup this Fall
Rob F 7:36:19 AM
This music is great! Just got to the gym for a run
Dale Hazelton 7:36:32 AM
this sounds like it's from a coffee brown movie.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:36:52 AM
Hej, Rob F. Thanks
•ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ•💀 7:48:16 AM
Great selections! Thanks, DJ DaveTheObscure! Cheers to DJ TallTrees!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:48:37 AM
Thanks, MrM.
DJ TallTrees 7:51:10 AM
Christine, Pledger Allegiance 7:53:22 AM
Åh bra
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 7:53:54 AM
oh good morning, Christine
Christine, Pledger Allegiance 7:56:36 AM
god morgon, Dave the Obscure 😶‍🌫️ and Tall Trees 🌲 🌳 🌲
•ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ•💀 7:57:55 AM
Hi, ChristineBoo! 👋 👻
DJ TallTrees 7:58:23 AM
God morgon to you as well.
TAndy: Monthly Doner 🥙 8:07:58 AM
Dale Hazelton 8:12:13 AM
anglagard reminds me of novalis.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:16:35 AM
I can hear that, Dale, sure
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:16:47 AM
dark King Crimson elements
Rob F 8:22:26 AM
Loved that Änglagård
Rob F 8:23:09 AM
Great set!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:23:32 AM
thank you
TAndy: Monthly Doner 🥙 8:24:50 AM
This show is gonna go down in history, excellent showcase of Swedish music so far! I'm hearing so many different influences for each track.
Christine, Pledger Allegiance 8:28:28 AM
Loving this playlist 🇸🇪
Rob F 8:29:26 AM
TAndy: Monthly Doner 🥙 8:31:59 AM
Big love to DJ Ringworm!!
deirdre dionysiac 8:37:57 AM
Music sounds great, Dave. Wish i had a job that allowed me to listen to the radio 😑. Have fun today y'all!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:38:46 AM
orz, Deidre. Thanks for dropping by
Guelo <3 La Donadora 8:41:32 AM
Krista KristaKrista 8:44:24 AM
I've learned a lot from your shows, Dave! My infant seems to favor prog.
DJ TallTrees 8:45:48 AM
As any worthy infant should.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:45:57 AM
Hej KristaKrista. Your infant clearly has excellent taste
TAndy: Monthly Doner 🥙 8:47:34 AM
Three DJs in a row, crazy.
TAndy: Monthly Doner 🥙 8:47:59 AM
These past two tracks after the mic break absolutely sound like they would fit in with a Desert Cruise ;)
Krista KristaKrista 8:49:33 AM
Her other favorite genre is Jugoton. The toddler likes West Coast rap and footwork and the oldest boy only likes songs about trash and garbage
Jon "" Solomon 8:51:53 AM
Good morning, chat! Happy Friday of the Membership Drive to you all!
Jon "" Solomon 8:52:07 AM
We've just gone over 300 pledges for this drive. Excellent news indeed.
TAndy: Monthly Doner 🥙 8:53:27 AM
The little one sounds like a future basshead, Krista!
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 8:54:29 AM
Great news, Jon! Thanks!
Christine, Pledger Allegiance 8:59:24 AM
Alwaͣys wiͥtͭhͪ tͭhͪeͤ scͨrͬeͤeͤeͤeͤaͣmͫiͥng
TAndy: Monthly Doner 🥙 9:00:25 AM
Time to crack open a Canterbury Creme Egg™ upon mention!
Dale Hazelton 9:03:47 AM
...or you pulled out your realistic tape recorder with condensor mic, held it up to the radio and told everyone to shut up until your song was over.
TAndy: Monthly Doner 🥙 9:04:44 AM
•ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ•💀 9:04:51 AM
Guelo <3 La Donadora 9:06:25 AM
So amazing, love the banter. Hi TallTrees!
DJ Pup! 9:08:59 AM
Happy pledging everyone! Monthly donor here to say that YOU TOO can enjoy a monthly contribution to this! 😉
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:09:22 AM
Hej hej, DJ Pup. Thanks for checking in
TAndy: Monthly Doner 🥙 9:09:56 AM
Sup Pup
Rob F 9:11:32 AM
Zamla Mammaz Manna is so fun to say
DJ Pup! 9:13:24 AM
WPRB surely has abnormal friday mornings locked in, everywhere else is just… normal
DJ Pup! 9:13:50 AM
Hey TAndy et all 👋
•ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ•💀 9:20:02 AM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:22:09 AM
o ja
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:22:19 AM
bork bork bork
•ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ•💀 9:22:48 AM
Guelo <3 La Donadora 9:30:42 AM
I'm not finding it difficult at all...
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:31:27 AM
okay, Guelo, how about now?
•ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ•💀 9:32:27 AM
Seriously, where is the cameo appearance from DJ McSverige?!?
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:33:16 AM
not a real Swede
•ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ•💀 9:33:32 AM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:33:34 AM
and neither am I
•ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ•💀 9:34:36 AM
#FauxSvenska is still #Svenska
Rob F 9:35:53 AM
My last name is Swedish, but don't reallly have any family Swedish culture
jimbooomonthlydonorooooOoO 9:37:46 AM
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:38:21 AM
hej hej Jimbööööööööö
jimbooomonthlydonorooooOoO 9:39:57 AM
Don't know if they qualify as virtuosic, but Träd, Gräs & Stenar is some nice heavy psyche!
Dale Hazelton 9:44:08 AM
no bjorn in the usa?
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:45:06 AM
haha Dale!
•ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ•💀 9:45:50 AM
Ha! @Dale!
TAndy: Monthly Doner 🥙 9:47:19 AM
Super show today, guys. Thank you very much!
Rob F 9:47:25 AM
Love this guitar!
•ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ•💀 9:49:53 AM
I just sat down and the show is over?!? Harrumph🫤
Christine, Pledger Allegiance 9:51:42 AM
Cheers, ǝɹnɔsqO ǝɥʇ ǝʌɐᗡ and DJ Tall Trees! 💯 🎉
•ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ•💀 9:52:38 AM
DJ DaveTheObscure 💟 Another Grand Show! Many thanks! Kudos to DJ TallTrees! Kind regards to you both!! 🖤💀
Christine, Pledger Allegiance 9:52:41 AM
Tack svälj!
•ᎷяMΔᏞᏨØИᎢΞNᎢ•💀 9:52:57 AM
Cheers to all the Dears, especially those with Big Ears!
Bud Burroughs 9:53:05 AM
Great tunes, Mr. Obscure and Mr. Trees.
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 9:55:20 AM
Thanks, Bud!
TAndy: Monthly Doner 🥙 9:56:18 AM
THAT was a proper doom sound, excellent excellent stuff!! I can't thank you enough for this!
DJ TallTrees 9:56:23 AM
Pleasure is all ours.
Dale Hazelton 9:57:51 AM
thanks for morning's racket. glad i found this place.
Rob F 9:59:29 AM
This was great! Thanks
ǝɹnɔsqꓳ ǝɥꓕ ǝʌɐꓷ (host) 10:00:20 AM
Thanks for listening and pledging!